Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Brindisi Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
BDS Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport also known as Salento Airport.
What to Expect
Brindisi Airport (code: BDS) has a small, modern terminal that serves year-round and seasonal destinations. Facilities include a few shops and eateries and plentiful seating and power outlets. Shops and restaurants close at night, and there are no vending machines, so keep a few snacks and beverages handy for later! Free WiFi helps pass the time. There are no pay-to-use lounges.
Sleeping in Brindisi Airport
While the airport closes most of its doors from 12:30AM until 5:00AM, a reader (July 2022) tells us it is possible to stay inside if you have a flight the next morning. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Brindisi Airport:
With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.
- Villa Anna Affittacamere Brindisi – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- B&B Mare e Sole Brindisi – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- B&B Dimora Del Casale – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Brindisi Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.
Free WiFi is available at Brindisi Airport. Connect to the “AdP_FreeWifi”.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside and Airside.
Baby Care Facilities – A nursery is located airside by Gates 6 and 7.
Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Sandrino Bar Gelateria • Pulia Ristorazione • La Pucceria Ristorazione.
Information Desk – Need help finding your way? An information desk can be found in the center of the airport in the arrivals area.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available. Location: Landside, Arrivals Hall.
Mobile Charging – A reader tells us that mobile charging is available in the public area on the ground floor.
Shopping – Three shops are located landside, and one shop is available airside.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open from 5:00AM – 12:30AM.
Brindisi airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Air Cairo • Air France • AlbaStar • Air Dolomiti • Albastar • Albawings • Austrian Airways • BH Air • Blue Air • Blue Panorama Airlines • British Airways • DAT • EasyJet • Ellinair • Eurowings • FreeBird • ITA • Lufthansa • Luxair • Meridiana Fly • MistralAir • Montenegro Airlines • RyanAir • S7 Airlines • Swiss • Transavia • Turkish Airlines • Volotea • Vueling • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
The airport is connected to Brindisi and the surrounding areas by 3 bus companies. For fare, routes and schedules, ask for assistance at the airport or visit the Brindisi Airport website.
The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Autovia • Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Leasys • Locauto • Loran • Maggiore • Noleggiare • Sicily by Car • Sixt.
See also Airport Hotels above.
Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area.
Last updated: 2022-10-28
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